Support for Ukraine

Find out more about Lincolnshire's Ukraine Response

In response to the Ukraine situation, the Lincolnshire Resettlement Partnership is supporting local communities to offer people from Ukraine the warmest possible welcome to the county.

This includes:

  • considering housing and education provision
  • access to translation services
  • emotional and practical support

There is now also new advice for Ukrainian arrivals at the Connect to Support Lincolnshire website.

Support for Ukraine

Message from SKDC Leader Cllr Kelham Cooke:

The humanitarian crisis resulting from the Russian invasion of Ukraine has affected millions of people and touched the hearts of every one of us.

South Kesteven District Council has a history of offering support for refugees, including recently to Afghan nationals, and will closely review needs and requirements with a view to doing so again to Ukrainian nationals where appropriate. 

Aid agencies and other organisations are providing all the support they can, and the UK Government has put in place two schemes to support refugees.

Homes for Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme: Updated UK Government guidance 

Find out all about the Homes for Ukraine scheme, including FAQs and how to register your interest.

Guidance for Ukrainian nationals and their family members to come to the UK under the Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme can be found here: Factsheet (translations available via buttons in top right of page)

Further updates will be provided as more details become available.

Ukraine Family Scheme

This will increase the number of people from Ukraine who are eligible to come to the UK to be reunited with their families.

As well as immediate family members, British nationals and people of any nationality settled in the UK will now be supported to bring parents, grandparents, children and siblings from Ukraine to the UK.  

Government guidance on the Ukraine Family Scheme can be found at  

Many residents of South Kesteven are showing their generosity through various appeals and financial donations to the following organisations are preferred: